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Rock ‘n’ roll jam session 
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Loyal locals and major names
Joining Blondie on bongos and bass respectively were long-time session drummer Johnny Contini, and Franklin Madjid, formerly of Dutch psychedelic rock heroes Tee-SetSusie’s Saloon hosts occasional spontaneous jam sessions and informal live music evenings, but seldom featuring such major names. Though tourists are welcome, Susie’s has a fiercely loyal clientele of locals, and this was partly the reason that ArTicks Gallery owner and e-business expert Joe Spencer chose it as a venue.

Party as thanks for support
“We’ve had a lot of support from friends and neighbours in Amsterdam during our first year, and we wanted to party with them!” he cheerfully explained, before being pulled to the mike by the aptly named Big Franky for a few words to the cheering crowd. Blondie Chaplin’s warm throaty croon fills the air again, and there can be no doubt that everyone in the bar definitely feels welcome.

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